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The Back-Story

I had every intention of going directly into university right after high-school. I had applied to UBC and four other schools in Eastern Canada ( 629 more words


How the UBC Application Process Works

Application Process

First things first. Unless you are in IB or AP, UBC will be tough to get in, and I strongly recommend that you begin working towards that admission letter late into your junior year or significantly early into your senior year. 1,031 more words


New UBC app helps people manage their depression

A new app developed at the University of British Columbia’s Mood Disorders Clinic may provide patients with a mobile aid for depression.

MoodFx, created by Dr. 160 more words


Uruguayan brewers in South Beer Cup V

Between May 21st and May 23rd Mar del Plata (Argentina) hosted the fifth edition of the South Beer Cup. 85 micro-breweries participated with 320 different beers from 8 countries from South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Perú and Uruguay. 327 more words

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Racial biases can affect your hearing: UBC study

Racial stereotypes and unconscious biases toward others can affect how we hear and understand their speech, according to a new study from the University of British Columbia. 260 more words


CHEM 111: Principles of Chemistry I

Professor: Geoffrey Herring, Lab: Jay Wickenden

Summary: Professor Herring’s #1 rule for the course was “Don’t Panic” and, thankfully, with some studying, there was no need to. 131 more words


Canada losing public housing stock: UBC study

Canada has lost five per cent of its public housing stock since 1990, according to new UBC study.

Penny Gurstein, the director of UBC’s School of Community and Regional Planning, said the federal government’s decision to get out of the social housing business in the 90s has resulted in thousands of affordable units being lost. 249 more words